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Top Jobs in Japan with No Japanese Required – Week 9, 2020

No Japanese, no problem. Engineering and translation jobs are among our top picks for this week!


Don’t speak Japanese but want to work in Japan? Each week we look through our database of jobs in Japan to showcase the top positions that don’t require any Japanese language ability. By creating a GaijinPot Jobs account, you can apply directly to these companies in English (or the language specified in the job listing).

Argentum Wealth Management K.K.

Client Servicing Manager

  • Company: Argentum Wealth Management K.K.
  • Salary: ¥275,000 ~ ¥325,000 / Month
  • Location: Minato, Tokyo
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Argentum, an independent financial planning and wealth management consultant agency, is looking for a detail-oriented, well organized and personable candidate to join its international team.

Your main duties will include servicing and supporting existing clients, communicating with international investment institutions, and general day to day office management.

This position also involves basic bookkeeping and database entry.

ZigZaGame Inc.

Chinese Speaking Otome Game Localization Manager

  • Company: ZigZaGame Inc.
  • Salary: Amount not specified
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Not mandatory but a plus
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

ZigZaGame is looking for translators to bring its Otome game story to Chinese-speaking audiences. This position requires high-level translation skills, native-level Chinese (traditional or simplified), strong time-management skills, and reliable management of deadlines.

Japanese language proficiency is a plus. Visa sponsorship available.

Oblige International Preschool (オブリージュインターナショナルプリスクール)

Full Time Preschool English Teacher

  • Company: Oblige International Preschool (オブリージュインターナショナルプリスクール)
  • Salary: ¥250,000 ~ ¥285,000 / Month, Incentives system
  • Location: Gifu City, Gifu
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

This is an urgent job offer for a native English teacher to start in April 2020.

Oblige International Preschool located in Gifu City emphasizes creating the curriculum together with teachers. The company will provide visa sponsorship/renewal and transportation fees.

Previous experience in teaching is highly valued but not mandatory for this position.

Model Language Studio(株式会社モデル・ランゲージ・スタジオ)

English Drama Instructors

  • Company: Model Language Studio(株式会社モデル・ランゲージ・スタジオ)
  • Salary: ¥250,000 / Month
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Model Language Studio is a unique English conversation school dedicated to teaching English through drama and music.

They are looking for an English Instructor with interest in drama or performance art.

Benefits include full training and transportation allowance.

Veritas Inc.

Business Leadership Coach

  • Company: Veritas Inc.
  • Salary: Salary negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Veritas is looking for motivated individuals with some teaching and training experience to take on its Business Leadership Coach position.

Your main duty will be to foster the growth and improvement of clients’ abilities while equipping them with the tools they need to be successful in the modern business world.

Leadership or coaching experience is not mandatory, but is a plus.

Mogambo Asia Group

Bartender / DJ

  • Company: Mogambo Asia Group
  • Salary: ¥250,000 ~ ¥400,000 / Month, Negotiable
  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • English: Fluent
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Do you have a valid working visa and a strong interest in music with some DJ-ing experience? A bar in Roppongi is looking for a DJ/Bartender to make their customers dance all night long.

You must have at least six months of experience as a bartender or waiter/waitress.

Benefits include a very attractive salary, various bonus incentives, and a flexible schedule.

Nagoya University of Commerce and Business - 名古屋商科大学

Administrative Coordinator

  • Company: Nagoya University of Commerce and Business - 名古屋商科大学
  • Salary: ¥4.5M ~ ¥6.5M / Year
  • Location: Nagoya, Aichi
  • English: Native level
  • Japanese: Basic
  • Application: Overseas applications OK

The Nagoya University of Commerce and Business is looking for a coordinator for its MBA and MS courses.

Your main duties will be to promote the courses overseas, manage international student admissions, and handle academic affairs such as class management and communication with faculty members.

You must have at least three years' experience in an administrative or similar role.

Basic Japanese abilities would be a plus but are not mandatory to apply for this position.

Sun Vertex

Mechanical Engineer

  • Company: Sun Vertex
  • Salary: ¥2.7M ~ ¥4.0M / Year
  • Location: Niigata, Japan
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: None
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

Sun Vertex, a manufacturer of electronic components for smartphones, tablets, and vehicles, is looking for mechanical engineers with experience using AutoCAD 2D/3D, CATIA V5, etc.

Benefits include company housing, transportation allowance, and relocation support.


Operating Staff

  • Company: 株式会社PLANETS
  • Salary: ¥1,200 ~ ¥1,450 / Hour
  • Location: Toyosu, Tokyo
  • English: Business level
  • Japanese: Conversational
  • Application: Must currently reside in Japan

TeamLab, the Instagram famous digital art group, is recruiting English speaking operation staff to join its "Planets" facility in Toyosu.

Your main duties will be ticket reception, maintenance, and guidance of foreign visitors. Schedules start from three days per week or more depending on your availability.

Benefits include full social insurance, transportation allowance up to ¥30,000/month, additional compensation for overtime or late-night work, and employee discounts for drinks and food on-site.

Interested in studying Japanese to broaden your career opportunities? Take a look at the GaijinPot Study Placement Program for information on studying at a Japanese language school. With the support of our multilingual GaijinPot Study Coordinators, you can enroll in one of the schools across Japan that partner with us.

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